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  • Moscow maintains contacts with Riyadh on ceasing use of force in Yemen - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-04-06 19:42:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:2326417

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Russia is consistently holding talks with Saudi Arabia about taking the situation in Yemen out of the dimension of using force, TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying on Monday. Russian authorities ....

  • Iraqi forces arrest Daesh terrorists in Kirkuk, Karbala

    Date: 2015-04-06 19:40:33 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:135 - ID:2326057

    BAGHDAD, April 6 (MENA) – Iraqi security forces arrested on Monday a senior Daesh figure in Kirkuk in northern Iraq. Also, the forces arrested three other suspects in Karbala in southern Iraq over charges of having links to the militant group. ....

  • UK teachers afraid to discuss extremism in class - Teachers' union

    Date: 2015-04-06 18:58:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:130 - ID:2326041

    LONDON, April 6 (MENA) - British teachers have criticized the government's counter-terrorism strategy for stifling debate on sensitive issues in schools because children fear they will be reported to police, The Times reported on Monday. The ....

  • S.Korea condemns Japan textbooks 'distorting history'

    Date: 2015-04-06 18:13:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:117 - ID:2325689

    SEOUL, April 6 (MENA) - South Korea condemned on Monday Japan's approval of textbooks that it said distorted history by claiming disputed islands, summoning Japan's ambassador and warning that the approval was a sign Japan was prepared to repeat its ....

  • 40 illegal immigrants a day arrested in Britain: paper

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:42:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:2325293

    LONDON, April 6 (MENA) - Forty illegal immigrants a day are being arrested in Britain as enforcement squads crack down on Indian and Chinese restaurants, petrol stations and car washes, The Telegraph said on Monday. An increase in raids on ....

  • China evacuates last batch of citizens from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:40:03 GMT - China - World - SN:103 - ID:2325201

    BEIJING, April 6 (MENA) - China has moved the last batch of 24 Chinese nationals from Yemen's western port of al-Hodayda to Djibouti on Monday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said. Due to the worsening security conditions in Yemen, the working ....

  • Israeli minister: Military option against Iran still 'on the table'

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:39:17 GMT - Israel - World - SN:102 - ID:2325289

    GAZA CITY, April 6 (MENA) - A senior Israeli government minister said taking military action against Iran's nuclear program is still an option — despite last week's framework deal between world powers and the Islamic Republic, Fox News reported ....

  • London confirms arrest of Briton in Turkey

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:36:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:2325193

    LONDON, April 6 (MENA) - A British national was arrested recently in Turkey on suspicion of having "close ties" with a far-left militant group that left a prosecutor dead, a spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office told MENA on Monday. The ....

  • Lavrov: Nuclear deal with Iran leads to no arms race

    Date: 2015-04-06 17:35:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:2324865

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - An interim agreement between six world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program will not lead to a new arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. Lavrov, whose country took part in the talks in ....

  • Russia calls on other countries to join evacuation mission from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-06 16:26:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:2324825

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Russia has called on other countries to join in evacuating stranded foreign nationals from crisis-hit Yemen because Moscow is unable to carry out the humanitarian operation single-handedly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ....

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